There are 2 definitions of felon in English:

felon1

Syllabification: fel·on
Pronunciation: /ˈfelən
 
/

noun

adjective

[attributive] archaic Back to top  
  • Cruel; wicked: the felon undermining hand of dark corruption

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, literally 'wicked, a wicked person' (oblique case of fel 'evil'), from medieval Latin fello, fellon-. Compare with felon2.

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There are 2 definitions of felon in English:

felon2

Syllabification: fel·on
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈfelən/

noun

  • archaic term for whitlow.
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    • A felon is an abscess of the distal pulp or phalanx pad of the fingertip.
    • Empiric antibiotic coverage with a first-generation cephalosporin or antistaphylococcal penicillin usually is adequate treatment for an uncomplicated felon.

Origin

Middle English: perhaps a specific use of felon1; medieval Latin fello, fellon- had the same sense.

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